MPs grill Molale on Matsha probe


Presidential Affairs and Public Administration minister, Eric Molale found himself in the line of fire in Parliament yesterday, as legislators grilled him on the exact whereabouts of a government policy that bars the use of trucks to transport students.

Molale yesterday briefed Parliament on the Matsha College disaster in which seven students lost their lives and scores of others were hospitalised with varying degrees of injuries after a truck overturned.

Following Molale’s briefing, Selebi-Phikwe West legislator, Dithapelo Keorapetse, asked the minister in what form the policy is in, adding that it was commonplace that students around the country were transported in trucks.

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It is also hurting that whilst we all know that the Botswana Police Service (BPS) is charged functionally with the duties to investigate all forms of crime, some locals have resorted to taking the law into their own hands. It is very wrong to do that. There is also a possibility that one may wrongfully take the life of a person in the process, unless it is a justifiable case of self-defence. Recently, in the city of Francistown, some locals found...

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